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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

The Closing of Faram Bros

Faram Bros Hardware, January 2007. PMHPS Collection Early in 2007 Wanted posters featuring Doug Faram appeared in the Borough. Faram Bros Hardware store in Bay Street was closing and former customers were invited to a Street Party and Sausage Sizzle to be held at 11am on Saturday, 10 February to say goodbye and thanks to Doug and the family for…

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Notice to Port-ers

For Farams fans on facebook, Kevin Anderson has started a facebook page for the Last of the Independents. It includes some great still photographs from the documentary https://www.facebook.com/pages/Last-of-the-Independents First Fishermans Bend information session is on Tuesday 8 October, 5 to 7 pm at Sol Green Community Centre, Cnr Coventry and Montague Sts, South Melbourne

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Farams

This is not the place to tell the tale of Farams because it has been done with so much care by Kevin Anderson in his film The Last of the Independents. People often mention having seen it when you say you come from Port. 'Farams' has become the word that seems to capture the feeling about the changes in Port over…

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